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Environment and Agriculture

Environment and Agriculture at Curtin seeks to address the important issues facing our planet across the terrestrial and marine landscapes in the areas of biodiversity, climate change and the sustainability of food production.


Our courses are supported by research-led teaching and delivered by academics with industry experience and the dedication to creating a better world. Within our main areas of research we have significant government collaborations and strong industry links and we create an impact both at a regional, national and international levels.

Possible careers

  • Agronomist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental scientist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Mine site rehabilitation consultant

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Video: My weekend passion has become my scientific career!


Curtin graduate Sam Payet has always loved the ocean: being in it, and getting close to the stunning diversity of life there.

Video: The serious science behind the weird critters of the ocean

Coral reef

Protecting not only important fish species, but also local economies in developing countries.. that’s what Curtin’s Fish Ecology Lab PhD student Maarten de Brauwer is dreaming about!

2016 Horizon Scholarship

Students at a farm

Students passionate about agriculture, with a keen interest in the future of our industries are invited to apply for the Horizon Scholarship, developed to support the next generation of agricultural leaders.

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Tel: +61 8 9266 7041

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